Stewards inquiry and a jockeys objection from the rider of the second place finisher #2 Indimajj(Kendrick Caramouche) against the first place finisher
#6 Super Sermon(John Velazquez) for alleged interference approaching the 1/8 pole and there was stewards inquiry and a jockeys objection from the rider of the third place finisher #5 Coal Truth(Javier Castellano) against the second place finisher #2 Indimaaj(Kendrick Carmouche) for alleged interference approaching the 1/8 pole.
#2 Indimaaj racing outside of the #5 Coal Truth who is racing inside of him at the rail twice makes contact with #3 Coal Truth and his momentum is stopped. After watching the video and speaking to the riders involved this incident in the judgment of the stewards did alter the finish of the race. The #2 Indimaaj is disqualified
From second and placed third. The new order of finish is 126.96.36.199
#6 Super Sermon shifts in slightly while racing in front of #2 Indimaaj. After reviewing the video and speaking to riders involved and in the judgment of the stewards this did not alter the finish of the race.
With regard to interference, New York is a “Category 2” state, meaning that Commission rules provide that if the interferer is guilty of causing interference and such interference in the judgment of the Stewards has altered the finish of the race, then the interferer is placed behind the offended horse.
The Stewards consider whether the riders of the horse or horses that are offended continue to give effort to the finish of the race.
The Stewards also consider whether the offending jockey acted in a willful or careless manner while interfering with another horse or jockey, for which the interferer may be disqualified, i.e., placed last or unplaced in the order of finish. For example, if an offending jockey acts in a dangerous manner, exhibits extremely improper riding or impedes several horses, the Stewards may disqualify the offending horse without regard to the specific effect of the foul on the order of finish.
For more information, see Commission rule 4035.2 (“Riding foul penalized
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